Robbie the Reindeer in Close Encounters of the Herd Kind

  • Robbie The Reindeer was an animated character—a tracker for Santa Claus’ sleigh—who appeared in three Christmas specials co-produced by the BBC and Comic Relief
  • In the series’ third special, Robbie’s wedding to Donner the reindeer is threatened by an alien invasion
  • This special differs from the previous two in that it was created with computer animation instead of stop-motion animation
  • Ozzy performs the voice of the vicar overseeing the wedding
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